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Coronavirus: US Pentagon approves 20 more military vaccination teams

The Pentagon has approved the deployment of 20 more military vaccination teams that will be prepared to go out to communities around the country, putting the department on pace to deploy as many as 19,000 troops if the 100 planned teams are realised. The troop number is almost double what federal authorities initially thought would be needed.Chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Friday that Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin’s latest approval brings the number of Covid-19 vaccination teams so…

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